There are a number of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) based in Cape Town, covering a vast and diverse set of needs, and focused on a number of different industries, tourism being just one of them.

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A Cape Town youth NPO that focuses on empowering youth aged between 5 and 18. The Amy Biehl Foundation strives to help those who dwell in marginalised, challenging and vulnerable communities. Programmes are planned to stimulate creativity and aims to supplement the poor execution of the country’s curriculum in the poorer townships.

Born from tragedy to become a bastion of hope and empowerment, the Community Woman Action Group seeks to bring about economic sustainability and self-reliance to communities. This Cape women support group offers activities, learning programmes and has a fully-functioning venue with conference facilities and a coffee shop.

The Durbanville Children’s Home is a church-based NGO found in one of the picturesque suburbs of the Cape Winelands. Founded in 1883, it takes in youth within a 100km radius which includes informal settlements, farms and towns and currently cares for around 150 minors aged between 2 and 18.

The Fish Hoek City Improvement District is a non-profit organisation that enhances the area’s physical and social environment.

As activists of urban Cape Town, this organisation strives to create a visionary and inclusive city and expand the rest of the public’s access to urbanism. Beginning as a social media account on Twitter, Future Cape Town is the voice of the citizens that asks the where and why around much of the Mother City’s issues.

The Lions International District 410A is dedicated to effective community upliftment in Cape Town, calling on an organisation that contains 46,000 clubs and 1.35-million members worldwide. Their reach stretches from Bredasdorp all the way to Northern Namibia.

Found along the main road of Muizenberg, the Muizenberg Historical Conservation Society is proud to run Het Posthuys. Built around 1670, it is the oldest building on the False Bay Coast and now operates as a museum.

The Muizenberg Improvement District is dedicated to fostering economic growth and development in the area. It focuses on making the region’s public areas safer through tackling crime issues, management of the environment, social upliftment solutions and maintenance of public space.

MylifE Villages are all about developing sustainable South African communities, often operating in areas that are covered with vast forests, rushing rivers and sweeping mountains. Its aim is to inspire marginalised members of societies to become skilled and progressive individuals.

As a non-profit organisation, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is run by rescue teams of unpaid volunteers, and is entirely dependent on donations for funding. Despite these challenges, the NSRI is among the world’s oldest sea rescue organisations and through its years has grown to include over 1 000 highly trained volunteers who help keep South African waters safe.

Providing a credible and reliable South African tourism network, South African Tourism Services Association’s main aim is to offer inbound tourism companies the highest level of quality in the industry. Support is offered to members on local, regional and international levels.

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is the oldest South African animal welfare organisation, determined to prevent cruelty to animals and educate others in the process. They also partner with law enforcement and veterinary services, operating within an enormous 11 000km² radius.

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